Hyde Park on Hudson
Hyde Park on Hudson (2012)

In June 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Bill Murray) and his wife Eleanor (Olivia Williams) host the King and Queen of England (Samuel West and Olivia Colman) for a weekend at the Roosevelt home at Hyde Park on Hudson, in upstate… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 9, 2013
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Critic Score
36%
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31%



Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though bolstered by a thoroughly charming performance by Bill Murray in the central role, Hyde Park on Hudson is an FDR biopic that lets down both its audience and its subject.

Noah Gittell
The Atlantic

[It] may have the look of a prestige picture, but it plays more like a version of FDR's life as told by TMZ, focusing on naughty details and ignoring the historical implications of the events depicted.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

It's never a bad movie, but it can't quite gel into a good one either.

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Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

The performances across the board are strong, but it's Murray who's most impressive.

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Tom Huddleston
Time Out

Somewhat uneven and ultimately underwhelming, but there's plenty to admire and enjoy here nonetheless.

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Richard Roeper
Richard Roeper.com

Hyde Park on the Hudson' is a forgettable historical footnote.

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Eric D. Snider
Movies.com

The potentially sordid FDR-and-Daisy half of the drama is feebly unrewarding, bordering on pointless, and bogged down by ponderous narration.

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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

A languid, tedious effort that never bothers to get to the heart of its characters, the film is a shallow reading of a significant time told mostly from the viewpoint of a lifeless character.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Essentially, Hyde Park on Hudson is a Shakespearean revel.

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John Hanlon
Big Hollywood

An unconventional drama that succeeds despite an uneven plot.

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Flixster Audience Score: 31% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
"Hyde Park on Hudson" is to WWII dramas as "Moscow on the Hudson" is to geopolitical thrillers...but without the charm or the Russians.… More
Spencer S.
Though there seemed to be a lot to invest your attention in with this film, there is very little that will hold it. Set right before wartime in WWII, this film… More
Bathsheba Monk
There was no story. The character of Daisy, played by Laura Linney, was so lame--and she was the narrator--I had no idea who she was or what she wanted. FDR… More
Manu Gino
The President. The First Lady. The King. The Queen. The Mother. The Mistress...One weekend would unite two great nations...After cocktails of course. Decent… More
Anthony Lawrie
They could have gone over the top with Hyde park on Hudson but I'm glad they didn't. The humour is subtle and a little infrequent but of the right… More
Carlos Magalh„es
The kind of outdated love story that should not have space in modern times - and it also has the wrong lead character, since her relationship with FDR is the… More